PHOTOS: Phyno, Yemi Alade, Korede Bello, Patoranking, others perform at Road to MAMAs concert

By Hassan Sanusi Yemi Alade thrilling guests at the event, Photo: Twitter Phyno, Patoranking, Yemi Alade, Korede Bello, Lil Kesh and Reekado Banks are some of the superstars that thrilled guests at the MTV Base ‘Road to MAMAs’ concert, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island.

Okowa promises zero tolerance for corruption


DELTA State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has sworn in 12 new Commissioners and five Special Advisers with an assurance that his administration has zero tolerance for corruption in the management of government business. The post Okowa promises zero tolerance for corruption appeared first on Vanguard News.

Uwak wants quality coach for Falcons

Nigeria striker, Cynthia Uwak, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to appoint “a quality coach” for the Super Falcons. The senior national women’s team’s coaching job became vacant after the NFF fired Edwin Okon following Nigeria’s first round exit at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.

Local drug manufacturers kick against new govt policies


The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN), has raised dust over the New Drug Distribution Guideline, NDDG, and Common External Tarrif, CET, saying that they are threats to the survival of the local pharmaceutical industry. The post Local drug manufacturers kick against new govt policies appeared first on Vanguard News.

Discordant tunes: The different interests within the ruling party


The other day, perhaps seven days back, if you came to this page, you would have come across a wish that at least, as a country, we could remain at a spot for some time rather than always hastening … and eventually sliding. I never really gave that a deep

The more things change, the more they remain the same


There was a hit song in the 80s that had a refrain which went something like this: ‘Now that we’ve found love what are we going to do with it?’ This song came to my consciousness each time the APC members went from one comedy of error to another in

Udo-Obong warns on Okagbare


Olympic gold medallist Enefiok Udo-Obong in this chat with JOHN EGBOKHAN, speaks on Blessing Okagbare’s attack on AFN and why he supported Habu Gumel’s return as NOC President. Excerpts You have earned the reputation for always saying your mind, not minding who feels offended. What is behind this strong stance

Suddenly, Olisa Metuh has woken up


Before the crash of his party in the last Presidential election Metuh, like other PDP big shots, appeared media unfriendly if not arrogant. It was difficult to get his reactions on many issues, his position as the spokesman of his party notwithstanding. His APC counterpart, Lai Mohammed remained a reporter’s

How man was abducted, killed and buried by father’s client


By Evelyn Usman As he reclined on a couch in his parents  simple but tastefully decorated sitting room located on Ajanaku street in Opebi area of Lagos, listening with rapt attention to a friend who came visiting on July 19, 2014,  34-year-old  Enero Ukonga, never envisaged he would become  the

Federation moves to popularise kung-fu

New President of Nigeria Kung-fu Federation Adedapo Aderemi   has said the federation has begun moves to popularise the sport in the country, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Aderemi told NAN in Abuja during the week that the body would work hard to develop kung-fu at the grassroots.

Okon tips athletes to win medals

The President of the Track and Field Coaches Association of Nigeria Gabriel Okon says he is confident Nigerian athletes will win medals in competitions this year, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. However, the national athletics coach urged the government to help the athletes realise their dreams.

Akpabio may emerge Senate Minority Leader

Strong indications emerged on Friday that a former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, may emerge as the Senate Minority Leader when the upper chamber resumes on July 21. Akpabio is a first time senator.